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BATON ROUGE, Louisiana -- Rapper Torence "Lil Boosie" Hatch has been ordered to perform 100 hours of community service in New Orleans as part of his four-year probation term stemming from a 2009 guilty plea to a marijuana possession charge.
Rescue workers are using back hoes and a bulldozer to search for any victims still buried after an explosion demolished two Manhattan buildings.
Former Fiesta Bowl CEO John Junker is seen in Maricopa County Superior Court, in this Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012 file photo taken in Phoenix, Ariz.
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A 27-year-old Arizona man accused of fatally stabbing his 12-year-old half-brother reportedly told police he "felt like killing."
A university student, a National Guard captain and a third man were shot to death in separate incidents Wednesday as anti-government protests roiled the central Venezuelan city of Valencia.
The Maldives government has rejected U.S. criticism of its judiciary after it sacked the country's top election officials amid a political crisis.
Former Florida Gov. Reubin Askew, who guided the state through a period of school busing to achieve integration in the 1970s, died early Thursday.
Attorney General Eric Holder Thursday will endorse proposed reductions to federal sentencing guidelines for non-violent drug offenders, which would cut average prison sentences by 11 months.
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This file photo provided Jan. 29, 2013, by the California Department of Corrections shows Bruce Davis.
A former Swiss banker pleaded guilty Wednesday to his role in a fraud scheme that prosecutors say helped U.S. taxpayers hide as much as $3 billion in assets from the IRS.
Three Mexican citizens pleaded guilty Wednesday to attempting to bribe a federal judge who was hearing a case on how the Zetas drug cartel laundered money by trading in American racehorses.
This photo provided by the Buckeye Police Department shows Andrew J. Rael. The ex-convict, paroled from a Colorado prison in October, engaged in a gun battle with law enforcement on a Phoenix-area freeway Monday, March 10, 2014 and died in the ensuing shootout that snarled morning traffic.
President Barack Obama has threatened to withdraw all American forces from Afghanistan if a new security agreement is not signed by the end of the year, but there is no legal reason the U.S. has to resort to the "zero option," as administration officials have repeatedly claimed.
A British man testifying in the terror trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law said Tuesday he flew on planes over the Middle East and Europe with explosives in a shoe after the Sept.